ewg.org | About SkinDeep®/Methodology | Terms & Conditions | Build Your Own Report | FAQ
 
Score:
Data available:
 
None

Get The Guide!

Want a free Cosmetics Guide? Donate $5 to EWG today!

Sign Up!

HYDROLYZED GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANS

Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

About HYDROLYZED GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANS: Hydrolyzed Glycosaminoglycans is a mixture of polysaccharides derived from the hydrolysis ofanimal connective tissue. It consists essentially of glucosamine and glucuronic acid.

Function(s): Hair Conditioning Agent; Skin-Conditioning Agent - Miscellaneous; HUMECTANT; SKIN CONDITIONING

Synoym(s): HYDROLYZED MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES; MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDE HYDROLYSATE

Data gaps

Concern Reference

Data Sources

NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer